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Re: avatar.js

From: Nick Jennings <nick@silverbucket.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:09:47 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJL4WtY=Jm69hJUmyQ2avLAZb9arGVwzrd1BuxAcM_fVO+daww@mail.gmail.com>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Cc: public-fedsocweb <public-fedsocweb@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 2:24 PM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <
perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:

> Excerpts from Nick Jennings's message of 2012-11-21 10:25:33 +0000:
> > Hello All,
> >
> >  This is my first time posting to both the fedsocweb and webfinger lists.
> > My name is Nick Jennings and I'm a long-time open-source hacker, though
> > until recently I haven't been very active in the problem domain of the
> open
> > social web. Michiel de Jong and I have been working on a simple avatar.js
> > library which takes an email address, and uses WebFinger to query the
> host
> > portion and return the avatar URL, if found.
> >
> >  It currently uses the /.well-known/host-meta.json endpoint as it's
> > starting default, then falls back to host-meta (if not found). Likewise
> > with HTTPS falling back to HTTP. I see there is a WebFinger draft 3 in
> > progress which will change the endpoint to /.well-known/webfinger, so
> I'll
> > update that as the default soon, with a fallback to host-meta*. Of
> course,
> > the server will need to support CORS since this is a pure JavaScript
> > browser client library, so it doesn't work with gmail.com email
> addresses.
> >
> > A demo can be found here:
> > http://silverbucket.github.com/avatar.js/
> >
> > and the repository:
> > http://github.com/silverbucket/avatar.js
> >
> >
> > Feedback welcome!
> > -Nick
>
> Hey Nick,
>
> You may consider pinging folks working on https://www.libravatar.org :)
>
> Cheers!
>

Hey! Thanks for the heads up and putting them on my radar :)
 -Nick
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 14:10:46 GMT

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